Emerging Contaminants

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Research is documenting with increasing frequency that many chemical and microbial constituents that have not historically been considered as contaminants are present in the environment on a global scale. These emerging contaminants are commonly derived from households, municipal, agricultural, and industrial wastewater sources and pathways. There is a sound and reasonable approach to addressing this emerging issue.



06/16 NACWA Comments   NACWA Comments on FDA's Proposed Rule on the Use of Triclosan in Soaps  
03/25 NACWA Letter   NACWA Letter of Support for California PHarmaceutical Take-Back Bill, SB 1014  



05/31 Clean Water Current   Concerns Raised Over EPA Review of Triclosan Use key
05/28 NACWA Comments icon-pdf NACWA Comments on Triclosan Registration Review Work Plan key
03/22 Clean Water Current   NACWA Meets with NRDC about Triclosan key
02/22 Clean Water Current   NACWA Urges EPA to Limit Inadvertently Generated PCBs key 
02/19 NACWA Comments icon-pdf NACWA Comments on Drug Enforcement Administration Proposed Rule on Disposal of Controlled Substances  

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